The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
London / City of London
Rank 44 49 84
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +35
Contract jobs citing REST 128 121 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.32% 3.78% 2.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.20% 11.99% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 109 87
Median daily rate £475 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1049 1009 1562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.40% 31.56% 30.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 885 854 1258
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

REST
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the City of London region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST across the City of London region.

REST Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for REST.

1 143 (52.57%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (44.49%) TDD
3 118 (43.38%) HTML
3 118 (43.38%) JavaScript
4 109 (40.07%) Java
5 87 (31.99%) CSS
6 84 (30.88%) JSON
7 78 (28.68%) Web Services
8 68 (25.00%) Scrum
9 65 (23.90%) SQL
10 64 (23.53%) Git (software)
11 63 (23.16%) HTML5
12 59 (21.69%) SOAP
12 59 (21.69%) Finance
13 58 (21.32%) Banking
14 54 (19.85%) Spring
14 54 (19.85%) C#
14 54 (19.85%) Microservices
15 53 (19.49%) MVC
16 51 (18.75%) AngularJS
17 50 (18.38%) BDD
17 50 (18.38%) .NET
18 48 (17.65%) CSS3
19 42 (15.44%) Jenkins
20 41 (15.07%) MongoDB
20 41 (15.07%) XML
20 41 (15.07%) Linux
21 38 (13.97%) jQuery
22 37 (13.60%) RESTful
22 37 (13.60%) SQL Server

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (4.04%) Anypoint
1 11 (4.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (3.68%) Confluence
2 10 (3.68%) JBoss
2 10 (3.68%) Tomcat
3 8 (2.94%) Apache Spark
3 8 (2.94%) Mule
4 6 (2.21%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.47%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.10%) CMS
6 3 (1.10%) IIS
6 3 (1.10%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.74%) Apache
7 2 (0.74%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.37%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.74%) FrameMaker
2 1 (0.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (7.72%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (4.41%) GitHub
4 9 (3.31%) TestFlight
5 4 (1.47%) Slack
6 3 (1.10%) IaaS
6 3 (1.10%) SaaS
7 2 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.74%) Office 365
8 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.37%) Firebase
8 1 (0.37%) Force.com
8 1 (0.37%) G Suite
8 1 (0.37%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 33 (12.13%) HTTP
2 10 (3.68%) DNS
2 10 (3.68%) SSL
3 6 (2.21%) Internet
4 4 (1.47%) AMQP
5 3 (1.10%) LDAP
6 2 (0.74%) Firewall
7 1 (0.37%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.37%) DHCP
7 1 (0.37%) Intranet
7 1 (0.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (15.07%) MongoDB
2 37 (13.60%) SQL Server
3 33 (12.13%) MySQL
4 32 (11.76%) NoSQL
5 25 (9.19%) Apache Cassandra
6 17 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (4.41%) Relational Database
8 11 (4.04%) CouchDB
8 11 (4.04%) Neo4j
9 10 (3.68%) SQLite
10 9 (3.31%) Azure SQL Database
10 9 (3.31%) Big Data
11 8 (2.94%) HBase
12 7 (2.57%) Hadoop
13 6 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (1.47%) RDBMS
15 3 (1.10%) MariaDB
15 3 (1.10%) Redis
15 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
16 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 64 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 42 (15.44%) Jenkins
3 33 (12.13%) Maven
4 25 (9.19%) Selenium
5 22 (8.09%) JIRA
6 20 (7.35%) Cucumber
7 19 (6.99%) webpack
8 16 (5.88%) JUnit
9 14 (5.15%) Jasmine
10 13 (4.78%) Subversion
11 12 (4.41%) Mockito
12 10 (3.68%) Ant
12 10 (3.68%) Grunt
12 10 (3.68%) gulp
12 10 (3.68%) Hudson
13 9 (3.31%) Bower
13 9 (3.31%) JSHint
13 9 (3.31%) Karma Test Runner
13 9 (3.31%) Protractor
13 9 (3.31%) QUnit
General
1 59 (21.69%) Finance
2 58 (21.32%) Banking
3 17 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 13 (4.78%) Retail
5 11 (4.04%) Advertising
5 11 (4.04%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.57%) Front Office
7 5 (1.84%) Games
7 5 (1.84%) Marketing
8 4 (1.47%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Back Office
9 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 204 (75.00%) Developer
2 70 (25.74%) Java Developer
3 50 (18.38%) Senior Developer
4 35 (12.87%) Architect
5 22 (8.09%) .NET Developer
5 22 (8.09%) Senior Java Developer
6 21 (7.72%) iOS Developer
7 16 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
8 15 (5.51%) C# Developer
8 15 (5.51%) UI Developer
9 14 (5.15%) Integration Architect
10 13 (4.78%) Lead Architect
10 13 (4.78%) Senior iOS Developer
11 12 (4.41%) Software Developer
12 11 (4.04%) Full Stack Developer
12 11 (4.04%) Web Developer
13 10 (3.68%) Android Developer
13 10 (3.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 9 (3.31%) C# .NET Developer
14 9 (3.31%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (43.38%) HTML
2 87 (31.99%) CSS
3 84 (30.88%) JSON
4 78 (28.68%) Web Services
5 63 (23.16%) HTML5
6 59 (21.69%) SOAP
7 54 (19.85%) Spring
8 51 (18.75%) AngularJS
9 50 (18.38%) .NET
10 48 (17.65%) CSS3
11 41 (15.07%) XML
12 38 (13.97%) jQuery
13 37 (13.60%) RESTful
14 36 (13.24%) Node.js
14 36 (13.24%) React
15 29 (10.66%) Hibernate
16 26 (9.56%) ASP.NET
16 26 (9.56%) J2EE
17 25 (9.19%) Ajax
18 21 (7.72%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.66%) Mobile App
2 11 (4.04%) User Experience
3 9 (3.31%) Fintech
3 9 (3.31%) Graphic Design
4 7 (2.57%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.21%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.84%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.47%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.47%) Semantic Web
8 3 (1.10%) Derivative
8 3 (1.10%) Equities
8 3 (1.10%) iPad
8 3 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.10%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.10%) Wiki
9 2 (0.74%) iPhone
9 2 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (15.07%) Linux
2 31 (11.40%) Apple iOS
3 23 (8.46%) Unix
4 18 (6.62%) Android
5 11 (4.04%) Windows
6 10 (3.68%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.74%) CentOS
9 1 (0.37%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (52.57%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (44.49%) TDD
3 68 (25.00%) Scrum
4 54 (19.85%) Microservices
5 53 (19.49%) MVC
6 50 (18.38%) BDD
7 36 (13.24%) Software Engineering
8 33 (12.13%) Web Development
9 29 (10.66%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (10.29%) Unit Testing
11 26 (9.56%) DevOps
12 25 (9.19%) OO
13 24 (8.82%) Open Source
13 24 (8.82%) SOA
14 23 (8.46%) iOS Development
15 20 (7.35%) Configuration Management
15 20 (7.35%) Responsive Web Design
16 19 (6.99%) E-Commerce
16 19 (6.99%) Web Design
17 17 (6.25%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 118 (43.38%) JavaScript
2 109 (40.07%) Java
3 65 (23.90%) SQL
4 54 (19.85%) C#
5 30 (11.03%) PHP
6 26 (9.56%) Python
7 25 (9.19%) Scala
8 24 (8.82%) Apple Swift
9 18 (6.62%) Objective-C
10 15 (5.51%) Bash Shell
11 13 (4.78%) Ruby
11 13 (4.78%) Shell Script
12 12 (4.41%) T-SQL
13 9 (3.31%) PowerShell
14 8 (2.94%) PL/SQL
15 7 (2.57%) C
16 6 (2.21%) XPath
17 5 (1.84%) C++
18 4 (1.47%) Perl
19 3 (1.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (3.68%) SC Cleared
1 10 (3.68%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.57%) Degree
3 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.37%) SDET
System Software
1 16 (5.88%) Docker
2 2 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.37%) Ceph
3 1 (0.37%) GlusterFS
3 1 (0.37%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (4.78%) Puppet
2 12 (4.41%) MOM
3 10 (3.68%) Kubernetes
4 6 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.10%) Ansible
5 3 (1.10%) SCCM
6 2 (0.74%) Galera Cluster
7 1 (0.37%) Cacti
7 1 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.37%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.37%) Nagios
7 1 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (10.29%) Oracle
2 14 (5.15%) IBM
3 12 (4.41%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.41%) MuleSoft
4 9 (3.31%) TIBCO
5 8 (2.94%) VMware
6 5 (1.84%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.47%) Apple
7 4 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.47%) Splunk
7 4 (1.47%) Sybase
8 3 (1.10%) Adobe
8 3 (1.10%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.10%) Google
8 3 (1.10%) Solace
8 3 (1.10%) Teradata
9 2 (0.74%) Apiary
9 2 (0.74%) Citrix
9 2 (0.74%) hybris
10 1 (0.37%) Pega
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